Telecom Subscribers in India Increased via way of means of 2.nine Million in May, Jio Adds three.1 Million Subscribers

Telecom Subscribers in India Increased via way of means of 2.nine Million in May, Jio Adds three.1 Million Subscribers


The quantity of smartphone subscribers in India elevated via way of means of twenty nine million to 1,170. seventy three million on the quit of May 2022, records launched via way of means of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India confirmed on Tuesday. In city regions, the quantity of subscribers elevated via way of means of 0.eight percentage to 647.eighty one million, while in rural regions it rose via way of means of 2.1 percentage to 522.ninety two million, records confirmed. As on May 31, 2022, the personal telecom provider carriers held 89.87 percentage marketplace percentage of the wi-fi subscribers while BSNL and MTNL, the 2 PSU provider carriers, had a marketplace percentage of most effective 10.thirteen percentage.

Bharti Airtel introduced 1.02 million wi-fi subscribers all through the month, while Reliance Jio introduced round three.1 million subscribers. On the contrary, Vodafone Idea misplaced 759,258 subscribers.

Notably, besides for Assam, West Bengal, Kolkata, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana provider regions, all others have proven a boom charge of their wi-fi subscribers all through the month of May.

During the month, 7.ninety seven million subscribers submitted their requests for Mobile Number Portability (MNP). With this, the cumulative MNP requests to this point on account that its inception elevated from 705.fifty four million on the quit of May 2022.

Intra-provider place Mobile quantity portability (MNP) become carried out in 2010 and withinside the relaxation of the us of a in 2011 in order that wi-fi smartphone subscribers can preserve their cell numbers once they relocate from one provider place to another.

Last month, it become suggested that Jio received 1.sixty eight million cell subscribers in April, cementing its lead withinside the marketplace, at the same time as Bharti Airtel introduced 0.eighty one million users, in keeping with TRAI records. Vodafone Idea misplaced approximately 15.7 lakh cell subscribers all through April 2022, in keeping with month-to-month subscriber records launched via way of means of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The regulator's records discovered that India's general wi-fi subscribers depend had elevated marginally to 114.three crore on the quit of April.

India's telecom subscriber base witnessed a rise of 2.9 million in May, as per data revealed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The quantity of wireless subscribers in India increased from 1,180.21 million at the end of Apr-18 to reach 1,183.03 million at the end of May-18. Wireless teledensity in India reached 91.92% at the end of May-18 as compared to 90.81% at the end of Apr-18. Urban Wireless Subscribers were 677.76 million (57.27%) and Rural Wireless Subscribers were 505.27 million (42.73%).


The number of telecom subscribers in the country increased from 1,192.44 million at the end of Apr-18 to 1,195.35 million at the end of May-18, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.25%.

The number of telecom subscribers in the country increased from 1,192.44 million at the end of Apr-18 to 1,195.35 million at the end of May-18, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.25%.

The data released by TRAI shows that Jio has added 3.1 million new subscribers during this period while Bharti Airtel lost over 2 million users during this period due to its free offer for six months which ended on June 30th 2019#ENDWRITE


The number of wireless subscribers in India increased from 1,180.21 million at the end of Apr-18 to reach 1,183.03 million at the end of May-18. Wireless teledensity in India reached 91.92% at the end of May-18 as compared to 90.81% at the end of Apr-18.

The number of wireless subscribers in India increased from 1,180.21 million at the end of Apr-18 to reach 1,183.03 million at the end of May-18. Wireless teledensity in India reached 91.92% at the end of May-18 as compared to 90.81% at the end of Apr-18.

The total fixed line broadband subscribers increased from 516 million as on Mar 31st 2018 to 522 million as on May 31st 2018 thus registering an increase by 0.5%. On a year on year basis total broadband subscriptions have grown by 3%. This growth was primarily led by corporate sector which saw their share touching 63% while consumers’ share reduced slightly due to migration towards high speed Internet services like Netflix & Amazon Prime Video among others


Urban Wireless Subscribers were 677.76 million (57.27%) and Rural Wireless Subscribers were 505.27 million (42.73%) as on 31st May, 2018.

Urban wireless subscribers were 677.76 million (57.27%) and Rural Wireless Subscribers were 505.27 million (42.73%).

In May 2018, there was a growth of 2.9 million in urban wireless subscribers as compared to the same month last year which was at 876 million people with a market share of 57%. Jio added 3.1 million new users for its services during this period resulting in an increase in its subscriber base by 0.1%.


The quantity of smartphone subscribers in India elevated via way of means of 2.ninety two million to 1,170.

The quantity of smartphone subscribers in India elevated via means of 2.ninety two million to 1,170.

In May, the quantity of smartphone subscribers in India rose by means of 2.ninety two million to 1,170 and the quantity has been on an upward trend since January which suggests that it’s likely to attain 1 billion mark within the subsequent three months.

With the impending launch of Reliance Jio’s 4G network, the quantity of subscribers for the telecom industry is expected to grow. Over time, Jio will dominate the market with its 4G services and become a monopoly provider which can affect competition in India.


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